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Mar 6, 2011 10:00am EST
real is the recovery? how can america keep putting people back to work? we'll have a spirited debate. and i'll be joined by diane sawyer as we ask, how important is it to buy things that are made in america? >>> in libya, an uprising erupts into civil war. colonel gadhafi told me his people love him. >> translator: all my people with me. they love me, all. >> reporter: but now his forces are battling a rebel army in the streets. we'll have the latest. and my exclusive interview with senator john mccain. he's calling for american military intervention. >>> and we'll meet the women warriors behind the uprising. could they be al qaeda's biggest threat? is this this week, america and the world starts right now. welcome to our viewers here and around the world. these days, americans have had to think hard about where the united states stands in the world. how the american worker fits into a new and changing global economy. and what stand the united states should take as people fight for basic freedoms around the middle east. we turn first to jobs. issue number one for the american people.
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Mar 4, 2011 6:30pm EST
collapses and dies. we learned what happened to his heart. >>> and, made in america. your great ideas for keeping jobs here at home. tonight, the american worker is our "person of the week." >>> good evening. they were out there today at just about every gasoline station in america, 114,000 stations across the country. the workers picking down one set of prices and slapping up new, higher ones. prices all americans have seen climb almost every single day. since the start of the year, take a look at this. the average price of a gallon has jumped 10%. from $3.07 to $3.38. so, we sought an answer. how much higher can this go? matt gutman is in hollywood, florida. $3.53 next to you, matt. >> reporter: that's right, diane. and oil prices today closed at their highest level since any time since september 2008, just a little over $104 a barrel. and the experts we spoke to said even they were surprised by how quickly these gas prices followed. and they said the soaring prices are not likely to slow down any time soon. not since hurricane katrina shut down one-third of the nation's refineries
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Mar 8, 2011 6:30pm EST
>>> tonight on "world news," america afloat. in 26 states. canoes instead of cars. mired in mud. neighbors rescuing neighbors. a mountain of snow becomes a torrent of water. >>> no excuses. the government warns gas could be $4 by summer. but we ask these gas stations why their jacking up the prices now. >>> punishing kids? 20,000 seek medical attention because of teachers. where do you draw the line on paddlings, on spanking? >>> wild weight loss idea. if you imitate pregnant women, can you really peel off the pounds? >>> and, made in america gets action. will congress now require gift shops like these to sell goods from american workers? >>> good evening. more than half of america's states, 26 in all, are facing flood watches and warnings tonight. in towns from new orleans to new york, there are rivers in the streets. snow melting so fast it's as if two olympic swimming pools were pouring out every single second. and another wet storm is about to arrive. already, canoes are parked in the driveway. cars stalled in the water. and mud is everywhere. and our linsey davis is in wayn
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Mar 3, 2011 6:30pm EST
gauntlet, saying america should stop wasting education money and put it where it gives our kids a real edge in school. >>> mormon pledge. a college basketball star has sex with his girlfriend and he and his winning team pay a very high price. what do you think is right? >>> time to go. 17 days into the libyan crisis. the president says gadhafi should leave and won't rule out military help. >>> made in america. after our family gives up all their foreign goomd goods for an ones, how much did it cost? >>> and we'll tell you about an entire little town that kept pumping and pumping a heart until a miracle happened. >>> good evening. we begin with a high stakes showdown we see in state after state after state. the battle over teachers, schools and money. well, today, bill gates, whose foundation spends hundreds of millions of dollars on u.s. schools, called out state officials for incompetence, wasting money and making grave mistakes about teaching american kids to succeed. and roin clal born is here with what was really a wakeup call. >> reporter: that's right. it's not often that bill ga
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Mar 1, 2011 6:30pm EST
water threatens the entire midwest, while florida is burning. >>> made in america. are you sure your home is filled with american goods? we show one family the truth and what a shock tonight. >>> and, surprising life. the unexpected story of america's pioneer pinup girl, jane russell, who died yesterday. >>> good evening. the last time it happened in america, it was 1963, and john kennedy was in the white house. we got answers to some direct questions about women in the united states. what are their paychecks, their opportunities and their obstacles? well, now, tonight, almost 50 years later, though questions have finally been asked and answered once again. a huge new report on american women, where gains have been made, where ground has been lost. and we have two correspondents on the case tonight, elizabeth vargas and jake tapper, who starts us off at the white house, where the study was released just today. >> reporter: good evening, diane. the white house released today what it called the most comprehensive study by the government on women in almost 50 years. each day, 72 million
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Mar 2, 2011 2:35am EST
on a flight from san francisco. it's the second time they had to team up with virgin america to find dogs new homes. >> they're always shivering. they need a little coat. the west coast has a surplus of the little dogs that have become very popular there, thanks to the chihuahua-toting celebrities like paris hilton. it's paris hilton's fault. new yorkers are snatching them up because they fit into these small new york apartments. i'm a sucker for any dog that needs help or a home -- >> so is my wife. they need some fur. >> they need a warm, fuzzy coat. especially in new york. you might want to keep them in your bag. you're not going to scoop one of those up? >> we'll hold off for now. >>> we'll be right back, everyone. [ male announcer ] this is the way most people choose a toothbrush. with so many it's hard to see the difference. but this is the way his dentist chooses. fact is, more dentists use an oral-b toothbrush than any other brush. trust the brush more dentists and hygienists use...oral-b. sleep is here, on the wings of lunesta. and if you wake up often in the middle of the n
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Mar 3, 2011 2:35am EST
series "made in america." it's a challenge, of course. first david muir stripped one family's home not made of everything in america. >> which was basically everything in the house. sharyn alfonsi shows us how hard it was to find new stuff for the house made in america. this morning what their brand new made in america home looks like. >> reporter: by now you know this family who might be asking themselves, why did we do this? >> hello. >> reporter: allowing with the world news" to check everything in their home. made in india. thailand. >> bangladesh. >> reporter: where is your couch made from? china. take out anything that wasn't made in america. they came home to an empty house. >> all of our appliances are gone. and microwave, no oven, no stove, no refrigerator. john, what you making for didn'ter? >> pb&j, american classic. >> reporter: living with the consequences at bedtime. even the dog. then came the real challenge, replacing everything we took out with products made right here in america. >> hi. i'm trying to find out -- >> reporter: remember how long it took them to find that
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Mar 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. and spring's wild weather. snow blankets the northeast this morning. blizzard conditions in the midwest. and tornadoes tear through four states. >>> there's breaking news from japan this morning. nuclear fallout. radiation, now, poisoning tokyo's tap water. officials warning the water supply's unsafe for babies. plus, new images from inside the evacuation zone. the first picture and the story they tell this morning. >>> a miniature train speeding out of control, caught on tape. young children and their parents thrown from the runaway train. this morning, the father of one of the victims speaks out. >>> you might have heard about the backstage blowup. what really happened? robin's interview with chris brown making headlines this morning. what happened when the cameras stopped rolling? the latest, on "gma." >>> and we do say, good morning, america. another quiet day here at "gma." >> dawn of a new day. >> we'll get into the chris brown story in great detail later this morning. let's talk about the weather. >> the weather is always safe. so much warmer h
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Mar 28, 2011 3:00am EDT
tuesday's "good morning america." the kgo gives us a sneak peek right now. >> reporter: fans lined up at midnight, some even camped out at civic center plaza. >> it's all worth it for you, britney. >> reporter: sky 7 hd gives you an idea of how many people waited to see britney in the flesh. >> the helicopters and i are arriving at the same time. it's so exciting. san francisco is on fire. . ♪ i'm so excited ♪ hit me baby one more time >> reporter: once the doors opened it took 90 minutes to fill the civic auditorium. "good morning america's" robin roberts and sam champion were behind the fans as britney was getting ready to debut her new cd. what is it that attracts so many people to britney spears? >> she is what she is and she's been through the ups and downs and always comes out on the upside of it. >> i've been humming "hold it against me" all day. they're like, sam, stop. >> reporter: we're told we can only show britney singing one song. we're not allowed to give it all away. if you want to watch the entire concert, you've got to watch "good morning america" on tuesday. ♪
ABC
Mar 4, 2011 7:00am EST
shop with your giant card. >> get more news and sheen at abcnews.com. >>> good morning, america. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. it's friday, march 4th. and this morning, president obama comes out swinging. saying, it's time for gadhafi to go. and do new jobs numbers point to a real bounce for our economy? >>> the sex scandal and the star college basketball player. this morning, school officials speak out about the policy spotlight just before march madness. >>> and meet wall-e, the wonder puppy. the pound tried to kill him twice and he wouldn't die. and he's here this morning. >>> a big night for little lady gaga. we were on stage with her when she met her idol. ♪ i was born this way >>> goosebumps is right. that was something. maria aragon. you met her here last week. and last night in toronto, she sang with lady gaga. she danced. and made lady gaga cry one more time. >> she held her own. we'll bring that up. >>> but a dramatic night last night in the standoff of wisconsin. the state capitol completely cleared of demonstrators for the first time in 17 ni
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Mar 1, 2011 11:00pm EST
woman is with pharmaceutical research of america. >> it is helpful to learn firsthand from someone who is viewed as a leading researcher who happens to also be a practicing physician. >> but all this money can pressure some doctors to promote more costly medications that benefit drug companies. >> patients cannot be assured the prescription written for them is the most effective that is a really big problem. >> what we have is 80% at every prescription written for generic medication. >> in 2013 all drug companies will work -- will be required to report this information. we reached out to several local doctors near the top of this list and none of them would talk with us on camera. if you would like to see if your doctor is on this list go to tbd.com. >>> now to the latest in a crisis in libya. the senate approved a resolution calling for the resignation of muammar gaddafi. senators unanimously passed the measure that also called on the un security council to impose a no-fly zone over libya. robert gates says any military action in libya could affect the war in afghanistan. military
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Mar 2, 2011 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. it's wednesday, march 2nd. and there's more news overnight from charlie sheen. his kids taken away from his home last night, after his soon-to-be ex-wife gets a restraining order against him. we have his response this morning. >>> as colonel gadhafi appears again this morning, the turmoil in libya causes the american economy to slide. as oil prices spike, sending stocks plummeting and gas prices soaring. what it means for your wallet. >>> mistreating mickey rooney. the shocking abuse he said he suffered from his own family member. his public plea today. >>> designer disgrace. the swift fall of one of the most famous and controversial designers, now booted from christian dior, after a drunken rant, praising hitler, all caught on tape. >>> hello, everyone. let's get right to it. a dramatic night at charlie sheen's house. conflicting reports about his custody battle. he has two girls with denise richards. and twin boys with brooke mueller. >> abc news confirms that his twin boys were taken from sheen's
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Mar 21, 2011 11:35pm EDT
north african sky tonight as america and her allies continue to destroy the defenses of moammar gadhafi. the mission, according to president obama, was to stop the libyan dictate they are slaughtering more of his own people, but getting rid of gadhafi, not our job. for the moment, that task is still in the hands of a ragged group of rebels, and with more american blood and treasure on the line alexander markardt set out to find out. >> reporter: hundreds of cruise missile attacks against military posts. two slamming into a command and control facility in libyan government compounds. earlier this morning at first light, my team and i traveled from the city of tobruk to the city of benghazi. the heart of this rebellion against this mercurial dictator moammar gadhafi. america and its al lies have vowed to protect the people here. the city was deserted. there were roadblocks everywhere. almost no one in the streets. the shops were shuttered. four days ago gadhafi vowed to level benghazi. "we are coming. we are looking for the traitors," he said "and shall have no mercy or compassion. "it's
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Mar 2, 2011 12:00am EST
our report for tonight. for all of us at abc news, good night, america. >> dicky: up next on an all-new "jimmy kimmel live" -- >> jimmy: welcome to the only show in america charlie sheen isn't doing today. >> dicky: emily blunt. >> the thing is -- >> jimmy: must have gotten beaten up a lot. >> dicky: max irons. and music from aaron lewis. >> jimmy: could you imagine the olympics without iran? >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- emily blunt. from "red riding hood," max irons. and music from aaron lewis. with cleto and the cletones. ♪ it's "jimmy kimmel live" >> dicky: and now, hold on tight. here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you. i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watcng. thank you for coming here. and welcome to the only show in america charlie sheen isn't doing today. well, before we get to that, and we will get to that, i'd be remiss if i didn't wish you all a national pancake today. because today is -- [ applause ] national pancake day. this is why our country is so fat. we dedicate a whole day to pancakes. d
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Mar 22, 2011 6:30pm EDT
with the villagers who raced to rescue them. >>> radiation and america. how safe are the products leaving japan and heading here? dr. richard besser, on the airport tarmac running the tests. >>> and, royal ride. secrets revealed of william and kate's procession. a prince following in the same path as his mother, princess diana. >>> good evening from washington, where we are just come back from an exclusive interview with secretary of state hillary clinton about the u.s. intervention in libya, how we got involved and how it will end. but we bring you a headline tonight. are there signs that colonel moammar gadhafi and those close to him may be trying to find an exit, even though gadhafi appeared on television, promising to win? also, as abc news has reported on "good morning america," libyan dip low malts say at least one of gadhafi's sons may now have been killed by a libyan pilot on a kamikaze mission so, here is what secretary clinton told us today about gadhafi and the report about his sons. there's a report that two of gadhafi's sons, at least one, but maybe two, have been kil
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Mar 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking overnight, reports of a possible deal for gadhafi's exit, as president obama tells the nation, he was right to order military force. >> i am convinced that a failure to act in libya, would have carried a fair greater price for america. >>> medical breakthrough. this woman lost 75 pounds and lost her diabetes. the surge may erase a deadly disease in a matter of hours. now, giving hope to millions of americans. >>> caught on camera. a child waist-deep in quick sand. and he's not the only one. >> we have two kids in what seems to be quick sand they're sinking in and can't get up. >> this morning, the amazing story of survival. >>> and are you ready for britn britney? britney spears, finally. the concert event that took over san francisco. and wait until you see what our "gma" cameras caught backstage with her. and get this. britney has something special she wants to share with you this morning, right here. >>> good morning, everyone. i cannot get britney's music out of my head. the global superstar, as you have never seen her before this morning.
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Mar 30, 2011 12:00am EDT
morning america". we're always online at abcnews.com. until tomorrow, then, good night, america. >> dicky: up next on an all-new "jimmy kimmel live." >> jimmy: everybody take off your shirts. let's get this party started. >> dicky: johnny knoxville. >> jimmy: do you feel like anything has changed in your life? >> no! >> dicky: music from britney spears. and from "dancing with the stars," psych coe mike catherwood. >> jimmy: for now on, i would my diet? well yesterday i had an apple turnover. i know it's sort of my weakness. i always keep it in the house. well, that and boston crème pie, white chocolate strawberries, and mmm key lime pie. yeah, i've already lost some weight. [ female announcer ] yoplait light -- over 30 delicious flavors utat about 100 calories. babe, what are you doing?! ♪ [ female announcer ] the yoplait you love, now in a 4-pack. try it today. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel with a word about wwe all-stars, the new game that puts two generations of wwe superstars and wwe legends in one ring together for the first time. hulk hogan versus john cena. andre the
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Mar 3, 2011 12:00am EST
night, america. >> dicky: up next on an all-new "jimmy kimmel live" -- >> jimmy: one of the children is alleging that charlie bit his finger, and it hurt. really hurt. >> dicky: amanda seyfried. >> even if i were naked, cool, right? >> jimmy: nick offerman. >> no bouquet. tinged with just a hint of regret. >> dicky: and music from henry wolfe. >> jimmy: i was >> dicky: it's focus rally america. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel, bringing you up to speed on focus rally america, the ultimate interactive cross-country road rally. six teams drove their all-new 2012 ford focuses to snowy lake tahoe, and guillermo was on the scene. >> this is the challenge the contestants are going to have to drag their tubes all the way up to the top of the hill where they are going to grab as many snowballs as they can, slide over the bumps, put the snowballs in the opponents' rack. when their rack is filled, they're out. >> go red, red. >> i've been watching all thes . >> red is out. >> breaking news. the red team is out. that was breaking news. >> guys, what happened up there? >> we had a rough challenge
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Mar 4, 2011 4:30am EST
winning. >>> that's what's making news in america this morning >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good friday morning. straight ahead, stranded in the cold and suffocating from smoke, the dramatic rescues from a southeast apartment complex. good morning, washington. thanks for joining us, i am alison starling. >> i am greta kreuz. we will check in with lisa baden in a moment. first, meteorologist adam caskey. >> another chilly start today, but not as cold as a yesterday at. right now, as 30 degrees in hagerstown, 32 in the district, 34 in lexington park. we don't have a wind chill that we dealt with yesterday. high temperatures today near 50. partly cloudy to mostly cloudy. we will have partial sunshine throughout the day. mostly cloudy tomorrow on saturday with high temperatures near 60 degrees tomorrow afternoon. on sunday that looks like when we will have rain showers. moderate and maybe heavy showers moving through the region saturday night and throughout the day on sunday. >>> edsall road is still closed where they had the big water main
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Mar 25, 2011 4:30am EDT
ca this morning. >> get more later on "good morning america." or anytime at abcnews.com. >> have a great friday. >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead on this friday. a rescue effort has ended in tragedy. a man died after he was buried alive in the district. we will have more on that collapse shortly. for now, good morning washington. it's friday, i am alison starling. >> i am cynne simpson. more on that in a moment. we begin with traffic and weather. lisa baden in a moment. but we start with a meteorologist steve rudin. >> it is a tilly's start to this friday morning. it will feel a lot like winter for the upcoming weekend. -- is a chilly start. 30 degrees in cumberland at this hour. temperatures will remain cold for the morning. looking at the satellite and radar, mostly clear skies right now. the skies will remain clear for the morning, but the clouds will approach this afternoon. lots of sunshine today labor day clouds, 46-50 degrees well below average. let's get an update on the rush hour commute. >>> i was thinking that constru
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Mar 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
company's phone apps. -- coming up, a bitter bite for [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pack they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. >>> elizabeth taylor has died. she was a legend. >> she may nearly as much news in her personal news of screened here yenf screen. >> the cause of death was the justin -- could just a part failure. if casthe cause of death was congestive heart failure. in elizabeth taylor was a true hollywood legend. barbara walters called her the last of the movie stars. she buried eight times. -- married 8 times. >> thank you for all of the heartfelt condolences you have expressed for this iconic figure. they married in 1976. >> she has made me terribly happy. she did burn up a lot of food now and then. >> they divorced six years later. if you are politician's wife and do not have your own role, there is nothing for you to do. i did not agree with all of the issues, so i really had to keep my mouth shut. >> she str
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Mar 29, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. ♪ ♪ [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every singlglcan, bottle, and pack they produce.y so you can make the choice that's right for you. >>> you are watching abc7 at 6:00 p.m. on your side. >> public charter schools are on the chopping block. the board says there are several violations including failing math and reading standards portman, and low finances. >>> kohl's will open a distribution center in july and process online orders. they plan to hire 200 full- and part-time workers. >>>>> two local journalists are planning to buy the bookstore on connecticut avenue and nw. they are expected to take over the bookstore politics and prose. it is a premier stop on book tours. the store was place on sale after one of the owners died. >>> doug hill will be back for a look at a wet and potentially wintry morning. >>> the cats at home are looking to finish their season. i will tell you about williams' [ dog barking, sirens wailing ] [ alarm sounding ] ♪ ♪ [ woman ] please say "one" to spe
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Mar 8, 2011 4:30am EST
the aisle coming together for a good cause. rare. >>> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning amer >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, a policeman, cash, and a fake sting. thanks for joining us, i am alison starling. >> i am scott thuman. first, traffic and weather. lisa baden is here. adam caskey has the temperatures. >> of cold start today location. 35 in the district and in frederick, 27 in winchester, 30 in quantico, 38 in lexington park. baltimore at 30. below freezing at many locations. 35 at reagan national. low 50's's for the high temperature, partly cloudy. tonight, dropping down to near and above freezing. not as cold tonight. mostly cloudy tomorrow. grain by tomorrow evening. rain. thursday looks like a washout. moderate to heavy showers. there's a flood watch late wednesday into a thursday. the bulk of the moisture will follow through all the data on thursday. highs in the 50's on thursday and friday. now to lisa baden. >>> overnight construction on 295 northbound at 11th
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Mar 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
our area. >>> [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pack they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. >>> breaking news from the district to night work crews are trying to free a worker almost completely buried in a trench collapsed. >> the incident happened a short time ago on the -- on average street. >> just before 5:00 on the 1200 block, a contractor was working on a trench in front of a new house here. he moved some of the walls of the trench and it collapsed sweeping him off his feet, on to his belly. and what witnesses came over, all they could see with his boots and the tips of his pants. this bird is so heavy, it's almost like clay. -- this burt is so heavy, was likely. one person said it was the equivalent to be struck by a car going 50 miles an hour. witnesses heard someone calling for help and they could still see the dirt filling up the hole onto this adult individual. they called 911 and he was apparently working o
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Mar 28, 2011 11:35pm EDT
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Mar 3, 2011 11:00pm EST
do not think it is good or bad. america's favorite sport is still in business for another day. the two sides agreed to the extension. there are no face-to-face talks scheduled for tomorrow. according to a source, the agreement to extend the collective bargaining agreement is so the players can review the lead's latest proposal. it is both sides time to decide what to do next. there could be another extension or negotiations. all options are still there. the nfl attorney is glad they are still in business. >> it is not something you can chart on an hour by hour basis. it is complicated. people are working hard. i think we are going to have to keep at it. >> there were sessions by bedsides today. the mediator will meet with both sides separately tomorrow. even with the extension, there are to be no team transactions until a deal is done. teams cannot cut, re-signed, or make any player moves until a new deal is in place. i do not think a deal will be done by tomorrow. >> we are hoping for the best. >>> while the two sides are negotiated, the state of the league is hanging in limbo. jo
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Mar 6, 2011 11:00pm EST
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Mar 6, 2011 6:30pm EST
like march [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every suogle can, bottle, and pack they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers, moving a forward. >> george mason came into today's semifinal game against virginia commonwealth with a 16 game winning streak under its belt. but all good things must come to an end, and that is how it went down today. here's the head coach before tipoff, ready for the big game. mason trails 39-23. mason has a comeback, but nixon finds it burgess. vcu whence and manages to knock down 20 but frank mason. the national look to take on the atlanta braves and get a win in florida today. debt wyler is a strong candidate for the fifth starter a job. he allowed only one hard-hit ball. it was his 28th birthday. a shot to left field, a great play. harbour is clearly disappointed. the braves go on to win 5-0. the capitals are on the road playing the florida panthers, currently up
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Mar 4, 2011 12:00am EST
. we hope you check in for "good morning america" and we're always online at abcnews.com. until tomorrow, good night, america. >> dicky: up next on an all-new "jimmy kimmel live." howard stern. >> give me a kiss. come here. >> stop the swarm! >> give me my honey. >> dicky: and music from michael franti and spearhead. >> jimmy: there are players in the nba who don't have 55 kids. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel with tonight's -- big giant question! brought to you by applebee's "two for $20" menu. two people can share a full-size appetizer and each have a full-size entrÉe for just $20. i'm joined tonight by our experts, parking lot security guard guillermo. and -- thank you, guillermo. yehya. a guy i met on the street outside a movie. guillermo, yehya, tonight's big giant question is, which new bourbon street-inspired "2 for $20" menu item is better? cajun shrimp pasta or bourbon street chicken and shrimp? guillermo, your thoughts? >> the cajun shrimp pasta is better -- and anyone who says it isn't is stupid. >> jimmy: passionate words from a passionate man. yehya, your take? >>
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Mar 1, 2011 12:00am EST
donvan for "nightline." >> i'm bill weir, good night, america. >>> up next on an all-new "jimmy kimmel live" -- >> good-bye to cate blanchett and welcome home a homeless guy in a spider-man costume. >> you gave me a box of porn. >> did i? >> it was radical. >> jimmy: not on drugs. what the hell goes on when he is. >> and esperanza spalding. >> i heard my middle >> dicky: it's focus rally america. >>> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel with your up-to-minute update on focus rally america, the ultimate interactive cross-country road rally. six teams, each in the all-new 2012 ford focus journeyed to the stratosphere hotel in las vegas for a combination photography and sky jump challenge. i know it makes no sense but let's get it explained to us via skype. the gray team are with us, john and carolyn. how did you get gray? >> we're from seattle age it's gloomy and dark. perfect for gray. >> jimmy: you work together. you're not a couple. yes? >> no, definitely not. >> jimmy: did something happen? >> co-worker. >> jimmy: sounds like something might be going on there. let's take a look at some
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Mar 23, 2011 2:35am EDT
america." see the damage at our times square studios. you won't believe what happened. we have the inside scoop on that one as well. quite the buzz this morning. >> all the talk. i was watching it live yesterday eating breakfast and i was like -- you could tell something had not -- >> having your eggs again? >> yeah, yeah. >> your eggs and -- >> and my beverage. >>> we do begin with daring rescue of two downed american pilots forced to ditch their plane in the libyan desert. >> it all comes as president obama says he is confident the u.s. can hand over control of the military operation there within days. john hendren is joining us from washington. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, rob and peggy. two american crew members from an f-15 fighter jet are safe after crash landing in libya. abc news has learned it took a little convincing for one that the crowd surrounding him were actually friendly rebels. the first coalition casualty of "operation odyssey dawn" was an american f-15 fighter jet but not its two-man crew. >> one crew member was rovd by coalition forces. the ot
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Mar 22, 2011 11:35pm EDT
brown storms off the "good morning america" set and here's his dressing room. we'll have the inside story of what really happened backstage. >>> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in tnew york city, this is "nightline," march 22nd, 2011. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. sure, america has a dozen countries now helping attack moammar gadhafi, and yes, president obama promised to execute a quote, exit strategy this week. but none of that could have mattered to a pair of young americans the moment they ditched their f-15 and rode parachutes into the dark desert. for the latest on the closest of calls in this young war, we turn to the only reporter ever to fly a u.s. combat mission. martha raddatz has tonight's "target libya" report. >> reporter: late last night, the two-man crew of the f-15 strike eagle took off from aviano air base. their mission? take out deadly air defenses in libya. this is what flying in one of those 40-ton, $60 million fighter jets is like, as i learned when i flew a combat mission in an identical plan in afghani
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Mar 25, 2011 2:35am EDT
more than just her fragrance. they were her inspiration. "good morning america" was the only media outlet invited into the house of taylor jewelry in beverly hills where taylor met with the owners to sketch her dreams into jewelled reality. >> she'd start with the stone? start with the diamonds? how did this come together? >> she usually starts with the stone. sometimes she'll just come up with sketches on her own. >> reporter: the stone is the clear center of this piece, a 42-carat emerald surrounded by 60 carats of diamonds which sells for $320,000. this brace list of canary and white diamonds will cost you nearly $100,000. i'm a little nervous. how much is this worth? >> about $380,000. >> reporter: $380,000. okay, be very careful. that necklace is made of 100 carats of sapphires and diamonds. >> one of the things i love elizabeth always said is with beautiful gems and jewelry, we never own them, we're just temporary custodians. we just take care of them until they're passed on to the next generation. >> reporter: and like elizabeth taylor's legacy, her diamonds are forever. uni
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Mar 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
energy in america. >> the partial meltdown of three mile island had a crippling effect in the u.s. nuclear power program. since then, no new plants have been ordered in the united states. last year president obama announced that would change. his administration has put in $8 billion in federal loan guarantees for america's first new power plants in 30 years. the wake of the disaster in japan, president obama and the clear experts have expressed confidence that u.s. power plants are safe, but that may not be enough to ease public concern. new polls this week found a sharp decline in the percentage of americans supporting building a nuclear plant. so far that fear is not spread to capitol hill. some lawmakers have raised concerns but nuclear energy still has bipartisan support. >> i am not persuaded that nuclear power should be deleted from the list of options that. we look that >> if i were the president i would not freeze construction at nuclear plants. >> last year president obama said the u.s. cannot afford to fall behind. failing to invest in nuclear power could mean higher cos
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Mar 3, 2011 6:00am EST
. wrap your hands around one at dunkin'. america runs on dunkin'. grab a big breakfast with the new big n' toasty sandwich from dunkin' donuts. >>> the clock is ticking for the nfl and the nfl players association to reach a deal on a new labor contract. >> if there is no deal by tonight, the worst-case scenario could be no football next season. karen travers has the latest. >> in the long battle, will there be a hail mary pass before time runs out at midnight tonight? the current labor contract will expire. it looks like the team owners will move to lock out the players. that means no spring practice, no free agency deals, and, potentially, no 2011 season. both sides have been meeting here in washington for over a week, trying to avert the nfl's first work stoppage since 1987. >> we want the fans to know we are trying. if we do not get it done, we know that we will let them down. >> the standoff centers around two key issues -- money and the schedule. the league wants to add two more regular-season games for a total of 18. players say that increases their risk of injury and they deserve
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Mar 2, 2011 6:30pm EST
. troops at an airport in germany. >>> and, made in america. the family who said we could take away everything in their house made overseas, stunned by the truth. tonight, we show them how it looks when we buy only from workers here at home. >>> good evening. they are our parents, our neighbors and we learned today that by the millions they are vulnerable to a kind of invisible elder abuse. it was all brought home by the original all-american kid in the old time movies, mickey rooney who is now 90 years old. he silenced the room on capitol hill of his story of financial abuse, bullying and shake. adding, if it can happen to him, it can happen to anyone. and abc's claire shipman watched it all today. >> reporter: diane, it is estimated that as many as 3.5 million americans are victims of elder abuse. it does have a broad definition. it can be physical abuse, neglect, sheer theft, which is what mickey rooney talked about in his wrenching testimony, where he said all of them can cause devastating psychological consequences. he plays to the crowd wherever he goes. ♪ it's a lovely morn
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Mar 3, 2011 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos. >> and i'm robin roberts. it is thursday, march 3rd. and full-scale battle in libya, as colonel gadhafi's war planes take on the rebels. the embattled leader threatens another vietnam in the u.s. intervenes, as he rides his golf cart through tripoli. >>> the presidential race begins today. campaign 2012 kicks off, as the first republican challengers to president obama announce they're ready to run. >>> fighting for his kids. charlie sheen launches a custody showdown. his soon-to-be ex-wife says he threatened her life. calls him insane. but admits her own struggle with addiction. so, where do the twin boys really belong? >>> and hang on. a woman hangs on to the hood of a car. how did she hold on tight for 35 miles and survive? >>> hello, everyone. we have a lot to get to this morning. starting out with more information about that terrorist attack against americans in germany. two service members killed. two others wounded at the frankfurt airport. german authorities now indicating that the gunman who fired on the american tro
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Mar 30, 2011 11:35pm EDT
fall that? it's good, and really easy, according to one of america's best chefs. see how on tonight's plate list. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," march 30th, 2011. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, when americans watch reality tv, we aren't really looking for models of good behavior. but lately the bad behavior you see on some tv shows has sunk to a new level. in the old days, think 1993, mtv's "real world," a cast member could be expelled for getting physical. now it's almost as if the shows want the cast to brawl, scratch and scrum. but the question is, how is watching them fight each other affecting us? here's andrea canning. >> reporter: it's the disturbing brawl between two teenage girls caught on tape by their friends, looking on and even egging them on to keep fighting. what was it like being involved in that fight? >> i was upset, scared, shocked. >> reporter: the alleged attacker is janelle evans, the star of mtv's "teen mom." >> mom, shut up. >> report
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Feb 28, 2011 11:35pm EST
that tomorrow morning on "good morning america." tomorrow night in a "20/20" hour he invites her into his home, a live-in nanny and a porn star. >>> hollywood's night out and 37 million people in the united states tuned in. we have oscar by the numbers. mary? what are you doing here? it's megan. i'm getting new insurance. marjorie, you've had a policy with us for three years. it's been five years. five years. well, progressive gives megan discounts that you guys didn't. paperless, safe driver, and i get great service. meredith, what's shakin', bacon? they'll figure it out. getting you the discounts you deserve. now, that's progressive. call or click today. [music playing] confidence available in color. depend® colors for women. looks and fits like underwear. protects like nothing else. depend®. good morning. great day. [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pack they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. i know it's sort of my weakness
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Mar 7, 2011 11:35pm EST
watch "good morning america" tomorrow morning. ben affleck will be live with cindy mccain on their work in the congo. thanks to jake tapper for that. >>> up next a star going in a very different direction. charlie sheen was fired today. luckily he literally gets paid to tweet. that's the sign of the times. i can't breathe... so i can't sleep... and the next day i pay for it. i tried decongestants... i tossed & turned... i even vaporized! and then i fought back: with drug-free breathe right advanced. these nasal strips instantly opened my nose, like a breath of fresh air. i was breathing and sleeping better! [ female announcer ] exercise your right to breathe right... get two free strips at breatheright.com. hey, it's your right to breathe right! get two free strips at breatheright.com. today, investors want retirement planning on their terms. i want to work with people who are objective. how about a plan with my name on it... not someone else's. can we start with realistic goals please? and research that's strictly third party. show me how to keep more retirement money in my pocket
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Mar 1, 2011 11:35pm EST
done to intervene when a loved one is spy ramming out of control. that's "good morning america." thanks to chris comenly for that report. >>> up next, clubs are -- no clubs are required, but the caveman diet is otherwise true to its roots. how red meat and veggies could be the key to a leaner you. [ male announcer ] how can power consumption in china, impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 80% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. the man you've become. and you learned something along the way. about the world. and yourself. ♪ this is the age of knowing what you're made of. and knowing how to get things done. so, why would you let something like erectile dysfunction get in your way? isn't it time you ta
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Mar 23, 2011 11:35pm EDT
. >>> well, when we come back, is she america's last great movie star? we look at the pantheon of hollywood's legendary seductresses and what today's silver screen starlets owe to elizabeth taylor. depression is a serious medical condition. i feel like i have to wind myself up to deal with the sadness, the loss of interest, the lack of energy. [ male announcer ] ask your doctor about pristiq®, a prescription medicine proven to treat depression. pristiq is thought to work by affecting the levels of two chemicals in the brain, serotonin and norepinephrine. tell your doctor right away if your depression worsens or you have unusual changes in mood, behavior, or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children, teens and young adults. pristiq is not approved for children under 18. do not take pristiq with maois. taking pristiq with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. tell your doctor about all your medications, including those for migraine, to avoid a potentially life-threatening condition. pristiq m
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Mar 2, 2011 6:00pm EST
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Mar 31, 2011 12:00pm EDT
america's engagement in libya. >> this is the most model definition of an operation probably in u.s. history. >> i think the president has been quite clear in terms of what the military mission is. and that's one of the reasons why we can take the position of no boots being on the ground. >> the u.s. military scaling back its involvement in libya the debate on whether to arm the rebels is heightening. in response to that issue secretary gates said if there is going to be that kind of assistance, and there are plenty of sources to do it -- then there are plenty of sources other than the u.s. to do that. >>> the nuclear crisis in japan is greeting big concerns about the food supply. officials are testing soil to see if spring farming can begin. so far 99 tested to products have turned up with some of radioactivity. here in the u.s., trace amounts of radiation have turned up in milk samples. the fda says those levels do not represent a public health threat. >>> the u.s. military is sending a marine unit to japan in response to the nuclear crisis. they are expected to arrive on friday.
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Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm EDT
america's heart in the movies in a " national velvet." and she went on to star in more than 50 movies. many would become memorable classics, like "the giant," "and who's afraid of virginia woolf." she won the academy award twice. but her real life was more dramatic than the movies. she was already married and divorced by age 18. she was a widow by age 26. and controversial for her affair and mayors to the girl next door's has been eddie fisher. she also married twice to richard burton. she also married senator john warner of virginia. she was often in poor health and later went on to go public with her addiction to alcohol and drugs. >> i consumed inordinate amounts of alcohol. >> but she proved a set a businesswoman. after the loss of friend rock hudson to aids, she became one of the world's leading voices in the fight against the disease. elizabeth taylor's children released a statement today saying that their mother was an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest. the family is planning a private funeral for later this week. >> truly a legend. >>> investigators are testing
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Mar 5, 2011 6:00pm EST
about five weeks from now, six flags america will open, and the amusement park is looking for workers and held its annual job fair in largo. employees must meet certain criteria to be hired. >> what we are looking for is most of all customer service- oriented and friendly. we're looking for people who will smile, make eye contact, and make the guests have a great day. >> six flags is hoping to hire 2500 people. but they are still accepting applications. the park will open april 16. >>> up next, the countdown to the royal wedding. familiar faces wandering around outside of the palace. a business boom for royal look- alikes. then, the storm watch continues. alikes. then, the storm watch continues. >>> across britain, people are getting ready for the royal wedding. people are looking forward to the big day. so are the royal impersonators. if a couple has been in high demand. >> we have photographers following us down the street. >> the blue dress, the ring, we do create that impression. >> impersonators make a big living in britain. at least three agencies hire people for the pri
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Mar 8, 2011 12:00am EST
hope you check in for "good morning america." we're always online at abcnews.com and until tomorrow then, good night, america. >> jimmy: tonight on "jimmy kimmel live" owen wilson. >> what, talking about world war ii and stalin grad now. >> jimmy: today heidi makes her prediction for best picture. >> dicky: kelly ripa. >> jimmy: do you get any say in who replaces rooengs? >> hey, i bet jimmy kimmel is available. >> dicky: an ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] bursting with mouth-watering real fruit and refreshingly blended with creamy low-fat yogurt mcdonald's strawberry-banana and wild berry smoothies are 100% pure sipping fun. the simple joy of real fruit smoothies. ♪ ♪ >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- owen wilson. kelly ripa. and music from adele. with cleto and the cletones. ♪ it's "jimmy kimmel live" ♪ >> dicky: and now heading this way, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for being so well behaved. has my botox kicked in yet? i'm trying to get my fa
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Mar 24, 2011 4:30am EDT
america >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> two commercial airliners forced to land at reagan national without any help from air-traffic control. investigation is underway this morning to determine if the comptroller on duty was asleep on the job. good morning, washington. thanks for joining us on a thursday morning. i am alison starling. >> good morning. iambs and a simpson. traffic and weather every ten minutes first. first, meteorologist steve rudin. >> good morning. rumbles of thunder during the early morning. just a few lingering showers for the rush hour as well as patchy fog. the 43 degrees at dulles, 44 at winchester 43 in cumberland, 54 in petersburg. temperatures will remain below average the next several days. the moisture is moving off the coast. there's one more batch of rain to the west of us and it could send all little sleet to the north of us. a few more rainshowers to go just enough to keep the pavement wet. highs today in the mid to upper 40's. sunshine this afternoon. >>>. accident >. -- accident in maryland. it is the ramp from the
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Mar 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
local supermarket chain going high-tech. >> do you use those apps on [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pack the..produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. >>> alcohol and your smart fund. push to make sure not linking together to drivers on the road. >> it has to do with smart phone apps that tell drivers the dui checkpoints. why some call this a matter of life or death. >> right now 11 million people apps. the u.s. use these you could figure out where are where they live. >> your index finger. >> it is all over the web. red light cameras and dui enforcement. websites advertise ways technology turns the tables on cops. >> it kind of defeats the purpose. >> the attorneys general for delaware want them ban smart phone applications where policevers located.ts are legalhink it should be with these applications to be because it is helping to law. the >> research in motion agreed to the applications on store.ine however, the associatio
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Mar 5, 2011 6:30pm EST
for more than a decade and the one simple move this week that got him caught. >>> made in america. thousands of you writing in from the firefighter's uniform to the kindergarten class to the discovery at the golden gate bridge. what all of you found. >>> good evening on this saturday. like clock work, the spike in twisters we see every year when we start the month of march returned in devastating force. one tearing through a louisiana town flipping a mail truck like a toy. snapping utility poles. the power is out tonight in more than 100 homes damaged. we've now learned of one death, a mother trying to save her child. the tornado is part of a massive storm system. there are flood warnings and watches in 20 states from the mississippi river to the hudson river. meteorologist chikage windler leads us off. >> reporter: three suspected tornados touched down within 15 minutes of each other in southern louisiana this morning. hardest hit, the town of rayne where winds damaged 50 homes. at least a dozen people were injured. a 21-year-old mother was killed when she tried to protect her da
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